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Informations about the CHV filename extension and the file formats associated with it

We collected the information you should know about the .chv filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .chv file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.

1 filename extension(s) are in our database

.chv - ChView Interactive Star Map

The CHV file is a Data file, which is connected to the ChView Interactive Star Map according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the ChView Interactive Star Map (.chv) files can be opened or converted with the help of ChView.

Format description:
CHV format
Magic string:
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Related links:
Related extensions:
Speculator 97 Snapshot
SQL Script Tables
QuickTime Extension
MultiNote Exchangeable Notes
Rightmove Bulk Load Mass Data
ZSNES Save State

Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .chv file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .chv extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .chv files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

The .chv file can’t be opened on your computer?

If the program necessary for opening the .chv file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .chv file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.

While opening the .chv file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .chv extension

The .chv filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .chv files.

cbv, shv, cv, cnv, chg, chd, ch, vhv, dhv, ctv, cmv, chf, chc

Maybe you’re not even looking for the .chv file extension?

It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .chv extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.

ChessBase Archived Database
Doc-To-Help File Lock
Microsoft Document Converter
HCFR Colorimeter Data
Husqvarna Viking SHV Embroidery
Tekla Structures Conversion File

Associated applications

The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.

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